Professional Development

UAF College of Business and Security Management offers unique, hands-on learning opportunities year-round. Between volunteering on event committees, touring local accounting firms, and discounts on professional clothing, there is an experience for everyone!

Join the BLOY Student Committee by September 15

What You Give:
Submit weekly committee reports, successfully lead your committee, attend about five BLOY Committee Chair meetings in Fall Semester.

What You Get:
Leadership training, teamwork, problem-solving skills, networking, resume building, event-planning experience. Skills gained from working on this event are highly-coveted from employers.

Participating in the UAF Business Leader of the Year is a voluntary opportunity. It is a superb way to earn funds for student organizations while building a skill set of teamwork, leadership and networking. 

Etiquette Seminar & Dinner - Thursday, September 21, 2023

The annual CBSM Fall Etiquette Seminar and Dinner, sponsored by KPMG and the UAF Alumni Association, will provide students with the tools needed to conduct themselves as well-rounded professionals in formal situations. Professionals from across the state join an etiquette panel to share their wisdom with students and help them learn valuable lessons in the social graces.

Etiquette Seminar & Guest Panel
3 - 5 p.m. at Venue Fairbanks - 514, 2nd Ave

Social Hour & Dinner 
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Lavelle's Bistro

Dress is business professional.

Accounting Day - Friday, September 22, 2023

UAF Wood Center Ball Room

Professional Development Day
1-3 p.m.

Meet the Firms
3:30-5:30 p.m. 

Student & Professional Dinner
3:30-5:30 p.m.

Fall 2023 Firms Visit - Monday, September 25

Tour local Fairbanks accounting firms! Transportation is not provided but carpooling is an option.

8-9 a.m. - Wilson & Wilson CPAs Inc.
9:30-10:30 a.m. - Walsh, Kelliher & Sharp
11 a.m. - noon - Alliance CPA’s LLC
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. - RJG, A Professional Corporation
2-3 p.m. -
Feniks & Company, LLC

CBSM Shopping Spree - October

Frank's Menswear

Apply by September 24, 2023 and win $300 or more to spend on a shopping spree at Frank's Menswear. This event, sponsored by Spirit of Alaska Federal Credit Union and hosted by CBSM gives students the opportunity to learn about professional dress standards while shopping. There will be a 30% UAF discount specifically for this event, and style coaching.

In My Element

Details TBA

The shopping experience takes place between October 9-14.

JCPenney Suit-Up Event through October 30

JC Penney

Dress to impress at your next networking event, interview, and job by updating your wardrobe! UAF Career Services is excited to partner with JCPenney as they launch their annual sale. Join us for the JCPenney Suit-Up sale from August 19th to October 29, 2023. Participate virtually or at your local store!

Text UAFAIRBANKS to 67292 to receive your 30% off coupon code.

The discount is available now until October 30, 2023.


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